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Danyang Chen


PhD Student (MS transfer, 2020)

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Research Interests

Molecular design of tougher polymer networks (elastomers, gels) through theory and molecular dynamics simulations.

Representative Publications

  • Sapir, L; Brock, J; Chen, D; Liao, Q; Panyukov, S; Rubinstein, M, How a Chain Can Be Extended While Its Bonds Are Compressed., Acs Macro Letters, vol 12 no. 7 (2023), pp. 894-900 [10.1021/acsmacrolett.3c00097] [abs].
  • Wang, S; Hu, Y; Kouznetsova, TB; Sapir, L; Chen, D; Herzog-Arbeitman, A; Johnson, JA; Rubinstein, M; Craig, SL, Facile mechanochemical cycloreversion of polymer cross-linkers enhances tear resistance., Science (New York, N.Y.), vol 380 no. 6651 (2023), pp. 1248-1252 [10.1126/science.adg3229] [abs].
  • Chen, D; Panyukov, S; Sapir, L; Rubinstein, M, Elasticity of Slide-Ring Gels., Acs Macro Letters, vol 12 no. 3 (2023), pp. 362-368 [10.1021/acsmacrolett.3c00010] [abs].